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Man clubbed to death over petty issue


Thane: A 29-year-old man working in a hotel at Ambernath here was bludgeoned to death allegedly by a group of ten persons over a petty dispute, police said today.

The incident took place last evening when accused Nutan Yeshwantrao, who supplied chicken to Golden Punjab Hotel, where victim Nikhil R Siddhu worked, got into an argument over the details of supplies and the payments made so far, PI (Crime) H N Shinde of Shivaji Nagar police station in Ambernath told PTI.

When Siddhu sought account from Nutan for the supplies made so far, the latter got annoyed and attacked him with a spade and a cricket stump. The accused along with a group of eight-nine persons then allegedly bashed up the victim, who died on his way to hospital after suffering multiple wounds, police said.

The accused have been charged under relevant sections of the IPC, including murder, but no arrests have been made so far in connection with the offence.

A manhunt has been launched for the members of the group who brutally killed the hotel employee, police said.

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